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/DynaPDF/Create PDF with centimeters
Required plugins for this example: MBS DynaPDF Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /DynaPDF/Create PDF with centimeters
This example is the version from Wed, 14th Sep 2021.
Project "Create PDF with centimeters.xojo_binary_project"
Filetype text
End FileTypes
MenuBar MenuBar1
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = ""
MenuItem FileMenu = "&File"
MenuItem FileQuit = "Quit"
MenuItem EditMenu = "&Edit"
MenuItem EditUndo = "&Undo"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "Cu&t"
MenuItem EditCopy = "&Copy"
MenuItem EditPaste = "&Paste"
MenuItem EditClear = "Clear"
End MenuBar
Class App Inherits Application
EventHandler Sub Open() dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS dim f as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create PDF with centimeters.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License // Create a new PDF call pdf.CreateNewPDF f // Add a page call pdf.Append call pdf.SaveGraphicState // black call pdf.SetStrokeColor 0 dim factor as Double = 72.0/2.54 dim PageWidthCM as Double = pdf.GetPageWidth / factor dim PageHeightCM as Double = pdf.GetPageHeight / factor call pdf.ScaleCoords factor, factor // now we can specify coordinates in centimeters! // font size: 0.8 cm call pdf.SetFont("Arial", 0, 0.8, true, pdf.kcp1252) // draw at 1.0/1.0 cm call pdf.WriteText(1.0, 1.0, "Hello World") // line up call pdf.SetLineWidth(0.1) // 1 millimeter call pdf.MoveTo(2.0, 2.0) call pdf.LineTo(PageWidthCM-2.0, PageHeightCM-2.0) call pdf.StrokePath call pdf.RestoreGraphicState // end page call pdf.EndPage // Close page call pdf.CloseFile // Open PDF f.Launch End EventHandler
End Class
Class MyDynaPDFMBS Inherits DynaPDFMBS
EventHandler Function Error(ErrorCode as integer, ErrorMessage as string, ErrorType as integer) As integer // output all messages on the console: System.DebugLog str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage // and display dialog: Dim d as New MessageDialog //declare the MessageDialog object Dim b as MessageDialogButton //for handling the result d.icon=MessageDialog.GraphicCaution //display warning icon d.ActionButton.Caption="Continue" d.CancelButton.Visible=True //show the Cancel button // a warning or an error? if BitAnd(ErrorType, me.kE_WARNING) = me.kE_WARNING then // if user decided to ignore, we'll ignore if IgnoreWarnings then Return 0 d.Message="A warning occurred while processing your PDF code." // we add a third button to display all warnings d.AlternateActionButton.Caption = "Ignore warnings" d.AlternateActionButton.Visible = true else d.Message="An error occurred while processing your PDF code." end if d.Explanation = str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage b=d.ShowModal //display the dialog Select Case b //determine which button was pressed. Case d.ActionButton Return 0 // ignore Case d.AlternateActionButton IgnoreWarnings = true Return 0 // ignore Case d.CancelButton Return -1 // stop End select End EventHandler
Property IgnoreWarnings As Boolean
End Class
End Project

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